Pickering, North Yorkshire

Third Energy

Key facts

Address: Pickering-1 wellsite, Malton Road, Pickering YO18 8EA

Operator: Third Energy UK Gas Ltd

Planning applications:

NY/2015/0307/FUL  for change of use

NY/2016/0198/A27 condition on vibration monitoring scheme

NY/2016/0109/A27  conditions on noise, lighting, mud on highways, parking, site storage and traffic management

NY/2017/0049/NMT  “non-material minor amendment for a change to the rig, a slight increase in the traffic movements associated with the well modification  phase and a slightly longer duration of the well modification phase relating to Planning Permission Ref. C3/15/1507/CPO.

Environmental permits: application EPR/DB3002HE for mining waste operations

Timeline

20 March 2017

Closing date for consultation period for mining waste permit application EPR/DB3002HE

7 March 2017

Frack Free Ryedale alleges breaches of planning conditions at the site, including failure to install access gins approach the site and starting work before the council acknowledged receipt of an application to increase HGV movements and site operating time

23 February 2017

Third Energy make application NY/2017/0049/NMT described as: a “non-material minor amendment for a change to the rig, a slight increase in the traffic movements associated with the well modification  phase and a slightly longer duration of the well modification phase relating to Planning Permission Ref. C3/15/1507/CPO.

NY/2017/0049/NMT

21 February 2017

Third Energy announces planned workover operations to convert gas production well to production and re-injection. Details

16 February 2017

Third Energy applies for a mining waste permit for the site (EPR/DB3002HE)

7 June 2016

North Yorkshire County Council approves planning application  NY/2015/0307/FUL for change the use of existing Pickering 1 gas production well to a natural gas production and produced water reinjection well.

2 July 2015

Environment Agency consults on proposed approval of environmental permit EPR/BB3699EY/A001 for disposal of produced water to groundwater via a re-injection borehole

23 January 2015

Third Energy applies for an environmental permit for an injection borehole EPR/BB3699EY/A001

17 September 2014

Third Energy applies for a radioactive substances activity permit EPR/NB3995DX/A001